Blog Post 3#


• Is the purpose of the essay to educate, announce, entertain, or persuade?
The essay has the goal to persuade the reader to understand how much a picture can tell us about a period or people.

• Who might be interested in the topic of the essay?
Activists, photography enthusiasts, historians.

• Who would be impacted by the essay or the information within it?
People studying black history.

• What does the reader know about this topic?
The photography enthusiasts would know about how to critique the photo, and the activists would know about the protests.

• What does the reader need to know in order to understand the essay’s points?
They would need to be aware of the news. It would be a plus if they knew the basic concepts of art.

• What kind of hook is necessary to engage the readers and their interest?
Something to invoke emotions.

• What level of language is required? Words that are too subject-specific may make the writing difficult to grasp for readers unfamiliar with the topic.
A basic understanding of language.

• What is an appropriate tone for the topic? A humorous tone that is suitable for an autobiographical, narrative essay may not work for a more serious, persuasive essay.
Persuasive, serious tone.

2. The photograph has three subjects, Leshia Evans as the primary one and then 2 cops. The three subjects are located in the center of the photograph Evans in the right side and the cops in the left side. It is possible to see the predominant green in the right background. On the hand, in the left side the color black is predominant. It is also visible that Evans is the only one who’s skin is black, and all of the cops are apparently are white. The image has a clear division down the middle where we can see the protest vs oppression, which she is about to be pulled out of her side. The movement reviews the peacefulness in one side and the brute force from the other one. It is picture not painting, and the woman is visible in active situation, she is not in a weak position. This will be proved through analyzing replicas, color, sounds, positioning and movement of the image.